Welcome to another edition of the News Digest. With plenty of resources and updates up for offer, be sure to scroll through to access all the latest information to best support your communities.
Some of the key changes to the community care sector over the past few weeks includes the release of the Review of CHSP Sector Support and Development Report and the changes to the CHSP Programs Manual. If you haven’t had the chance to read these yet, we highly recommend you set some time aside to catch up on some light reading.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been out for some time now which has had most of its recommendations accepted. One of the actions taken since then is the addition of new requirements to enhance the accountability and transparency across the aged care sector. This will be introducing the implementation of the Financial and Prudential Monitoring, Compliance and Intervention Framework. The Framework will be in three phases, the first one being implemented by October this year with new mandatory reporting requirements. You can access more information in throughout this edition.
Given all the challenges that CHSP providers faced in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health has approved for the carry-over of unspent funds into the 2021-22 financial year. Reach out to Make your way over to the Latest News section of the News Digest to read more about this.
Wellness and reablement is always on the forefront of service providers. To support organisation on that journey, KeepAble has been recently launched. By accessing the resources and information on the new website, organisations will gain a greater understanding of different ways to embed wellness and reablement in practice.
As you make your way towards the Events section of this edition, you will see information about webinars and sessions relating to COVID-19 vaccines for staff members, cross culture and others.
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